Security Awareness Training

A basic guide to staying safe online and to introduce new knowledge to people about internet security and privacy.
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

Security Awareness Training is a course that everyone can benefit from. This course will discuss security and privacy in regards to our personal devices, the passwords we use, phishing attacks and suspicious URLs, social engineering, data leakage, and some general tips for staying safe online.

This course is offered at a basic level and it is not a technical course. Anyone who wants more information on security and privacy will benefit from taking this course. The course is taught mostly through video and there are quizzes at the end of each section. The video portion of the course is just under 2 hours and the whole course should take around 3 hours to complete. This course is constantly being updated with new material being added all the time.

What are the requirements?

  • All you will need is a browser! Which is easy since you are viewing this page within a browser! You can use Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or whatever else you choose!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Discover new knowledge about online security and privacy!
  • Determine if your password is secure enough and learn an easy method to creating long passwords that are easy to remember!
  • Spot the differences between a real email and a scam email!
  • Discover methods to browsing the web safe!
  • Communicate through email more securely and learn to avoid accidental data leakage!

What is the target audience?

  • This course is targeted towards employees who access the web as part of their jobs, whether it is through websites or email! If you are not an employee, this course is still for you as there are many things to learn about security and privacy online.
  • This course is being offered at a basic level and is suitable for all people whether they have knowledge in this area or not.
  • Learn about phishing attacks, data leakage, social engineering, safe browsing practices, as well as many other general security and privacy tips!
  • This course is not intended for people looking for advanced knowledge on internet security and privacy.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Security Awareness Training
04:44

Why take this course? Security Awareness Training is a vital part of security. As an employee (or even if you are just taking this course out of interest), you may have access to information and data that may be confidential or sensitive. It is critical that you know how to not only protect that information, but also on how to protect yourself and your workstation. IT Security is the responsibility of protecting information and is the responsibility of everyone.

The Security Awareness Training program was created to raise awareness about information security and security best practices. This course was created to help you protect sensitive data, protect yourself, and if you are employed, then to protect your employer.

Section 2: Phishing
Introduction to Phishing
Preview
03:54
Suspicious Links
Preview
04:47
Phishing Quiz
4 questions
Section 3: Social Engineering
Introduction to Social Engineering
06:09
Preventing Social Engineering
09:44
Social Engineering Quiz
4 questions
Section 4: Data Leakage
Data Leakage
04:59
Preventing Data Leakage
04:14
Data Leakage Quiz
4 questions
Section 5: Passwords
Passwords
09:37
Creating Strong Passwords
10:46
Jimmy Kimmel and Your Passwords
Article
Common Questions and Answers
05:25
Passwords Quiz
4 questions
Section 6: Safe Browsing
Safe Browsing
08:02
Safe Browsing on Public Wi-Fi
06:34
Safe Browsing Quiz
4 questions
Section 7: Personal Devices
Personal Devices
10:36
Personal Device Quiz
4 questions
Section 8: General Security Tips
Additional Tips
07:07
Thank You!
00:42

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Instructor Biography

Michael Biocchi, Computer Science Professor, PhD, MSc, CISSP

Dr. Michael Biocchi has his PhD, Masters of Science, as well as his Bachelor of Computer Science. Dr. Biocchi is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and teaches university courses on a variety of Computer Science topics.

Security and Privacy is a major concern, especially with using today's technologies. Many work places are adopting new technologies and policies but are not taking into account the security and privacy concerns that may arise. Dr. Biocchi is looking to expand the knowledge and correct the misconceptions people have about internet security and privacy.

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